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The Speed of Synthetic Biology: Craig Venter’s Incredible Voyage To Digitize the Life Force

December 3, 2013

An experiment: Some warm and starry night, take two senior cell biologists out on a boat. Put wine or beer…

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RNAi Therapy Takes Step from Bench to Bedside

June 10, 2013

RNA interference (RNAi) is a Nobel Prize-winning discovery first published in 1998 by Andrew Fire and Craig Mello. The potential…

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Two Top Biological Imaging Centers Offer Powerful Free Online Tool to Researchers, Educators, and Public

December 1, 2011

ASCB’s The Cell: An Image Library and NCMIR’s Cell Centered Database introduce new interface to spur health discoveries and science…

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Start Your Molecular Motors! Winners of the first World Cell Race

November 23, 2011

For the first time, the world’s fastest cells were pitted against each other in a global competition. See the winning…

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iBiology: Bringing the World's Best Biology to You!

October 27, 2011

iBioSeminars: Full-length seminars from leading scientists Xiaowei Zhuang: Fluorescence Imaging at Nanoscale Harmit Malik: Molecular arms races between primate and…

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The Cell: An Image Library™

July 13, 2011

  CIL: 42101 Description: Patient-derived glioma stem cells treated with a PLK1 (serine/threonine-protein kinase) inhibitor and stained for nuclei (blue)……

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Spotlight on Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

July 21, 2009

Health Awareness—Finding the Key to New Medical Breakthroughs (NAPS)—When it comes to medical breakthroughs, basic research is the first important…

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CELL-ebrate Darwin

February 13, 2009

Read the March 2009 ASCB Newsletter President’s Column – “Celebrating Darwin and the Scientific Method.” The American Society for Cell…

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Spotlight on Progeria

July 22, 2008

Children’s Health Update — Basic Research Leads to New Treatments (NAPS)—Funding for basic medical research is paying dividends when it…

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Nuclear Meltdown: Mutant Lamins Cause Premature Aging

July 22, 2008

The human face of HGPS: Lindsay, age 18 months. Photo courtesy of the Progeria Research Foundation. Children diagnosed with Hutchinson-Gilford…

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